Small World Theatre will be performing 'The Fisherman and the Mermaid' at a number of festivals this summer, read on...
It's all aboard with Captain Fillet and his crew sailing the high seas in search of a massive catch. Out at sea, the crew, finding their nets empty and the ocean a millpond, set to telling salty tales of mermaids, sea creatures, sirenia and sunken villages. They reminisce about a time when the seas were bountiful and coastal communities thrived by the sea.
Pembrokeshire Fish Week, 23 June - 1 July
Pembrokeshire Fish Week will be packed with more than 250 events this year. For families, there are plenty of free activities for all ages including graffiti, art and craft drop in workshops, pavement painting, circus skills with Matt the Magic Man or listen to tales of the sea in our storytellers grotto. Watch performances of the tale of the Fishermen and the Mermaid acted around their giant fisherman by Small World Theatre; impromptu performances from Anvil Productions plus stilt walking by Small Pond. Make way for sailabouts from the Cornish Fishermen as they sing their way through the crowds. Explore the heritage tug ‘The Brocklebank' and view the majestic ‘Earl of Pembroke' tallship.
Join the giant Fisherman and his crew in Milford Haven on 23 June and in Tenby on 24 June at the opening weekend. Visit pembrokeshirefishweek.co.uk for festival information.
SO Festival, 23 June - 1 July
The SO Festival is 9 days of amazing shows, events and culture! The festival attracts thousands of people and transforms Lincolnshire's coastal district into an international arts venue with spectacular visual art, street theatre, world-class performers and dance acts! Join Small World in Skegness 28, 29 and 30 June. Check the website sofestival.org for more details.
Dinefwr Literature Festival, 29 June - 1 July
West Wales will enjoy a major new literature festival this summer set in the beautiful surroundings of Dinefwr Park and Castle in Llandeilo. Look out for Small World Theatre's 3.4m fisherman in the grounds on Sunday 1 July, 2pm. Visit dinefwrliteraturefestival.co.uk for full festival details.